Web Feature Service (WFS) specification. This is an open specification for serving geographic features over the Web.

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WMS or WFS for selecting features and show attributes?

I am beginner in MapServer and Openlayers. I want to be able to select features and show their attributes by user click. I don't need to edit any feature. I know this is possible with WFS, but ...
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How to add a WFS layer to an OSM base layer from GeoServer

I'm sorry if I'm repeating what has been asked several times! I'm a novice in open layers and java script , please can some one tell me where i am making a mistake , below is the code which i used ...
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OpenLayers 2: WFS layer not being portrayed in map canvas

I have a "rich" application (OL 2.13 + GeoExt 1) where some layers must be styled dynamically according to user input. I am able to add a vector layer using WFS and then apply a style rule. Recently, ...
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What is wrong with my WFS-T protocol setup?

So I want to transfer some Vector Layer Features from javascript code to my geoserver and then to postGIS, my code looks like this: saveStrategy = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Save(); ...
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Unique Attribute in WFS Layer

Can I force an attribute in my WFS Layer to be unique, thus, don't allow mutiple feature with the same value for the attribute?
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Can't get WFS working in Openlayers 3

I try to get my WFS working but with no success. Actually I use nearly the same Code like in the OL3-Examples. In Firebug I can see a lot of WFS-Requests and a GML-Response which looks fine to me. ...
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WFS with EPSG:3301 projection using Leaflet

I am adding WFS points to Leaflet map, but don't see them on the map, however in console I see that all points I wanted is here with all properties and geometries. But the problem here is in ...
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Geoserver WFS features query inaccurate using SQL Server Backend with spatial index

I´m using Geoserver to query features through WFS in an Web Application with Openlayers as client. The queried layer is using SQL Server as backend storage. When applying a spatial index to the ...
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ArcGIS dissolve analysis output issues in geoserver wfs/ PostGIS

I have an ArcGIS dissolve analysis output (parcel data) that needs to be loaded on PostGIS and published as a wfs from geoserver. The issue is that the ArcGIS dissolve output shapefile, although can ...
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WFS works only in IE browser. Any work around is available for this issue? [duplicate]

WFS works only in IE browser for me. Its not working in any other browser. I dont have much expertise in checking browser compatibility, could someone suggest me how to resolve this issue or Any work ...
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GeoTools exception: failed to connect to EPSG database

I downloaded the GeoTools 11.2 binary and am attempting to get it to run in my Netbeans java application. I tried to run this part of code: ... SimpleFeatureSource source = ...
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Openlayers Vector Rendering

I've just added a couple of more WFS backed vector layers to a map and the performance has dropped. Whilst debugging this I've noticed that openlayers is considering every feature in the visible ...
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How to re'display feature after using my 'filterFeature()' function?

The code below is a function that hides a certain region in the map. The problem is that I can't redisplay it. I've tried by removing this line: wfs2.features[i].style = {visibility:'hidden'}; but ...
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Send query to ArcGIS REST from OpenLayers app

I am using OpenLayers application and sending WMS query to my geoserver. My polygon is sending to server and gets intersected features. var feature = Mypolygon; var filter = new ...
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Getting JSON/JSONP/GeoJSON from GetFeature WFS request to ArcGIS for Server?

I'm trying to perform a GetFeature request to an ArcGIS 10.2.1 for Server WFS service and would like to get response in geoJSON format. If I look at the GetCapabilities from the service the only ...
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How to calculate the intersection between WFS layer and a PostGIS table

I need to calculate the intersections betweek a WFS layer and the geometries stored in PostGIS table. Then I should save the geometries of the intersections in a separate PostGIS table. Do you have ...
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WFS with authentication to PostGis (or to shape)

Is there a way to import data from a WFS layer to a Postgis table (or to a shape)? there are blogs explaining how to do it in 3 steps (http://anitagraser.com/2012/09/26/wfs-to-postgis-in-3-steps/) or ...
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Obtaining feature using ArcGIS for Server and WFS based on featureid?

This has baffled me for hours, I've tried nearly every combination of request parameters without success. I have a points coverage published in arcgis and can download the feature GML via WFS for the ...
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Incomplete type description in Geoserver WFS 1.1.0 and 2.0.0

I have a PostGIS database (2.1.3 on PostgreSQL 9.3.5) exposed as a WFS service with the geoserver (2.6-RC1). This table has 4 columns: an id, a String, a Date and a Point Geometry. When calling ...
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Is it possible to know last update of data behind a WFS service?

I need to use several WFS service which are not mine and convert them to shapefiles. I'd like to update the shapefiles whenever the data is updated in the WFS services without downloading the whole ...
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Proxy.cgi for OpenLayers reading from GeoRSS but not from WFS

I'm having trouble with the standard proxy.cgi written in Python for OpenLayers. Here's my code: #!C:/Python27/python.exe -u """This is a blind proxy that we use to get around browser restrictions ...
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WFS Spatial Operator Query - Crosses AND Within

I'm trying to query my wfs service with a polygon. I want the service to return both features that are inside the polygon and partially inside the polygon. However, when I use the "Within" spatial ...
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And/or query on WFS service? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use "and" & "or" queries on a WFS service through the URL? Here's my current URL: ...
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featureId filtering in wfs openlayers

I want to define a featureId fiter for wfs layer like below: wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("WFS Vectore", { strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX(), saveStrategy], projection: ...
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How to configure a write only layer on Geoserver?

This is probably a wrong way of doing it, but I was exploring this option only because I do not know how to implement the right solution. We have a layer to which features are added using WFS-T. We ...
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Return features based on users credentials Geoserver WFS

We are using LDAP based authentication with geoserver which is connected to a PostGIS database. Users insert rows (features) into the table (layer) using WFS-T after authentication. Now when users ...
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ArcGIS JavaScript API - WFS workaround?

Does anybody know of an existing script or a workaround that will convert WFS returned data into something that the ArcGIS JS API can digest and display? Essentially, it would be some sort of script ...
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Can't figure out wfs url filter - what am i doing wrong?

I'm trying to figure out how to use the filtering function on a WFS layer. Anywhere I look, there is not an example of the xml AND the query alongside it explaining how it works. In the url query ...
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Create vector layer from feature collection in OpenLayers

I have used a WPS process gs:UnionFeatureCollection to compute the geographical union of two collections of WFS vector features. The process returns a collection of features which I intend to display ...
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Which edition of ArcGIS for Server and which capacity level?

I need to define the edition of ArcGIS for Server product to invest for a small scale oil & gas company. What we need is to be able to: Work on a geodatabase with 2-3 concurrent desktop users ...
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QgsMapLayerRegistry().removeMapLayers(wfs_layer) causes crash

I have a WFS layer, served by Geoserver, loaded in QGIS using the standard 'Add WFS layer' dialog. When I try to remove it using: QgsMapLayerRegistry().instance().removeMapLayer(wfs_layer.id()) I ...
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Geoserver WFS - Can I Pass in Filter Parameters via the URL?

I'm trying to use PHP's CURL function to fetch geoJSON information from a GeoServer instance. I'm doing this using url variables rather than trying to construct a full xml GetFeature request. ...
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How to insert a feature using WFS-T based on a criteria?

I am pretty new to WFS/WFS-T and need help with some suggestions on how the following requirement can be implemented. We have a need to insert a feature into a PostGIS database based on the following ...
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how to call the method of DescribeFeatureType in owslib

I want to execute DescribeFeatureType operation of wfs services. However, I can’t find the method to fulfill this operation in the owslib. Can anyone kind enough to tell me how to do this. The ...
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Downloading from WFS - no data in returned XML

I want to download some information about lots using WFS hosted by http://geoportal.gov.pl/ . I've tried download data with this link: ...
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How to load an external WFS (GML output format) in a Leaflet map?

I need to build a Leaflet map loading data from this external WFS service http://wms.pcn.minambiente.it/ogc?map=/ms_ogc/wfs/Numeri_Civici_2012.map&service=wfs&request=getCapabilities with ...
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QGIS error when add WFS

I'm running QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak on win7 64bit and am getting the following error while trying to add a wfs layer (using the simple Add WFS layer command): The layer ...
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How do I change polygon opacity using a esri WFS in leaflet?

Note...Solved and here for anyone having this problem...damn simple problem, I had not used a higher case character for fillcolor and fillopacity....they should be fillColor and fillOpacity , it ...
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Openlayers not displaying WFS layer

First, I realize there are a number of very similar posts on this site and others, but none have resolved the issue I'm having. I have a layer I'm trying to serve via WFS in Geoserver/OpenLayers ...
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Editing PostGIS data in ArcGIS Desktop?

Quick question regarding editing PostGIS data in ArcMap 10.0. Far as I can tell, this can only be accomplished through third-party plugins like GISSquirrel or ST-Links. Does anyone know of an ...
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How to use Leaflet to efficiently show parts of a massive dataset?

I keep seeing non-GIS web developers running into this problem, and I'm not sure what the solution is. There is some dataset of thousands of items. We want to show a map to the user, with the ...
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how to access vector layer from localhost:8085

My environment is as below. Server A contained the web application, I used win7,tomcat 7.0,eclipse Kepler Service Release 1 Server B contained geoserver and my sph data,the geoserver2.4.4 works ...
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How to force geometry type in (WFS) layer in QGIS

I have an external WFS source serving mixed geometry types - in other words, I have no control of the source. When adding the layer QGIS sets the geometry type to line and thus I am unable to style ...
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WFS request with CQL_Filter projection

I have a layer in Geoserver called bln_blocks. The layer is in EPSG:3857. I am doing the follwoing WFS request with a CQL Filter: var geoserverURL = geoserverURL + '/ows?'; var service = ...
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WFS data expiration check

Does WFS protocol offer a way to know when layer/featureType data was last modified? If not, is there another protocol that allows retrieving such information?
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Same Origin Policy Problem using WFS-T with Geoserver & OpenLayers 3

I'm trying to use a WFS-T Service to insert a simple Point from OpenLayers 3 into Geoserver in a VirtualBox (test environment). There is always the same error message: Failed to load resource: ...
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Add features to vector layer from WFS protocol read response

Im trying to add the features i get from a WFS query using the WFS protocol. But something doesnt work. I have looked at other post with people having similar problems, but their solution dont fit ...
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OpenLayers request a WFS feature

I am trying to request features of a wfs layer and then zoom to them. The wfs layer is defined as follows: wfsLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("University", { strategies : [new ...
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Transactions in Geoserver / WFS - Is it possible to know which “action” failed?

I'm trying to implement transactions for some queries to Geoserver. I'm using plain HTTP Post to make the requests, from Java. One of those queries looks something like : <wfs:Transaction ...
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PostGIS views vs WFS Filtering operations on PostGIS table

In what use cases should I prefer writing PostGIS views for filtering datasets versus filtering with WFS filter encoding operators and vice versa? In both cases I would be serving the data via ...